coup d'oeil

[ koo dœ-yuh; English koo dey ]
/ ku ˈdœ yə; English ˈku ˈdeɪ /

noun, plural coups d'oeil. French.

a quick glance.

Nearby words

  1. county seat,
  2. county town,
  3. coup,
  4. coup d'essai,
  5. coup d'etat,
  6. coup d'état,
  7. coup de foudre,
  8. coup de grace,
  9. coup de grâce,
  10. coup de main

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British Dictionary definitions for coup d'oeil

coup d'oeil

/ French (ku dœj) /

noun plural coups d'oeil (ku dœj)

a quick glance

Word Origin for coup d'oeil

literally: stroke of the eye

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